Natasha Howard had 23 points, 11 rebounds in Storm’s victory
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Natasha Howard had 23 points, 11 rebounds and six steals, Jordin Canada added a career-high 18 points and six assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 69-57 on Thursday night.
Howard scored 13 of Seattle opening 20 points, and finished the half with 15 as the Storm trailed 38-37. Seattle was just 2 of 10 from 3-point range before halftime and ended the game 3 for 19.
Alysha Clark added 12 points and eight rebounds to help Seattle (13-11) snap a three-game skid.
Kayla Thornton led Dallas (6-17) with 14 points. Arike Ogunbowale added 13, Isabelle Harrison 12 and Allisha Gray 11. Glory Johnson, the fifth starter, was just 1 of 10 from the field for three points.
Dallas’ 0-11 road record is the franchise’s worst start since losing 13 straight in 2011, while based in Tulsa.
SPARKS 84, MERCURY 74
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 24 points, Candace Parker added 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists and Los Angeles beat Phoenix for its fourth straight victory.
Chelsea Gray chipped in with 10 points and five assists for Los Angeles (14-8).
Brittney Griner scored 27 points, and Leilani Mitchell added 19 for Phoenix (11-11).
MYSTICS 91, FEVER 78
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 22 points and eight rebounds, and Kristi Toliver added a career-high 11 assists in Washington’s victory over Indiana.
Emma Meesseman scored 19 points, LaToya Sanders added 16, Aerial Powers 14 and Natasha Cloud 13 for Washington (16-7). Toliver was held scoreless on six shot attempts. The Mystics have won seven of their last eight games for the second best record in the WNBA.
Kelsey Mitchell scored 13 of her 18 points in the first half for Indiana (8-16).